It does sound a little peculiar. But what else are you going to do
with the squash, bake it? again? This is a fine alternative.
Cube the squash. Chop and saute the onion and garlic. Add rice,
peas, cloves, possibly the squash (you may wait, depending on how
squishy you want the squash), and enough water. Bring to a boil;
simmer for 15 minutes. Add lentils, and cook until done. I add some
other spices, but they're not codified.
- half of a butternut squash, or the moral equivalent.
- 1/2 c. split peas (preferably yellow)
- 3/4 c. rice
- 3/4 c. lentils
- 1 onion
- a little garlic
- 1 or 2 cloves (no more -- trust me on this)
Variations: I want to try it with baby limas. This would mean
tweaking the timing a little.